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DURET

Jean-Pierre Duret

France

Biography

Director, Screenwriter, Director of Photography, Sound Recordist, Sound Assistant.

Filmography:
Un beau jardin, par exemple (57', France, 1986)
Les jours de la lune (42', France, 1991)
Romances de terre et d'eau (79', France, 2002)
Le rêve de São Paulo/Dreaming of São Paulo (98', France, 2005)
Puisque nous sommes nés/Because we were born (90', Brazil/France, 2008)
Se battre (93', France, 2014)

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Because we were born

Because we were born (Orig.) / 2008 / Brazil, France / 90 min

Fourteen-year-old Nego and fifteen-year-old Cocada meet every day at a petrol station near their favela in a poor quarter of the Brazilian megacity Sao Paulo, where they try to make a little money to support themselves and their families...

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As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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